Professor Klaus Toepfer is the former Under Secretary General of the UN, former UNEP director, and Chief Professor of UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development (IESD). He commits to environmental protection and sustainable development and pay great attention to the education on sustainable development of university and college.
In order to promote China's environmental education, he donated 100 million yuan in November 2007 to start up “The Klaus Toepfer Environmental Scholarship” fund in China, aiming to raise more social donation, to encourage the China youth and to contribute to solve the increasingly outstanding global environmental problems. This was the first such scholarship created for undergraduate students majoring in environmental science.
On Jan.14th, 2011, Prof. Klaus Toepfer honored 2010 International Science and Technology Cooperation Award of the People's Republic of China.
The 3rd Klaus Toepfer Environmental Scholarship has open for application. Welcome to apply. For more details, please log onto our website: http://unep-iesd.tongji.edu.cn/index.php?classid=214&newsid=665&t=show .